Education

Working Together

CEDAR EDUCATION now has a Youth Advisory Team that works with us to help us make sure our death education courses for young people are interactive and engaging enough for the curious mind. They not only tell us if a lesson is b-o-r-i-n-g, but they offer unique and effective suggestions on how to make each lesson more enticing for their age group. Keep watching these pages to see how much they have had to offer our Life Lessons team and…

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H is for Hawk by Helen MacDonald

Having just won the coveted 2014 Samuel Johnson prize for non-fiction, we thought we should feature Helen MacDonald’s book ‘H is for Hawk’ here. It tells the story of how her father’s death prompted Helen to follow a childhood dream and become a falconer. She discusses how the experience of working with a bird of prey, being in natural surroundings and feeling her soul sore with the bird helped her to gain a new insight into death, grief and loss.…

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Death Awareness in the Community

Death Awareness in the Community

“On average there is one death every minute in the UK.” This chronicle explains the importance of understanding death at the community level with a focus on the UK. On average there is one death every minute in the UK. This is around 550,000 deaths per year. The impact these deaths may have on a family and community can be immense, especially if a death involves that of a young child or a breadwinner. With the death of a child…

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CEDAR  Education
CEDAR  Education  is  dedicated  to  teaching everyone  how  to  understand,  accept  and  respond to  death,  dying  and  loss  in  healthy  and appropriate  ways  with  clients,  patients,  students, and  in  personal  relationships.
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